Eugene A. Stead Jr., M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Educational units convert green manpower into professionally competent manpower. They are involved in service and research to the degree that these functions are useful in the educational process. Conversion of the raw manpower into skilled manpower is an inefficient process in terms of production of services or new information. The educational units are efficient producers of manpower but inefficient producers of services.
Community hospitals are designed to give services with trained manpower. Whenever they try to become prime converters of manpower, they become inefficient producers of service. New categories of trained manpower should be produced by the educational system to
Stead EA. American College of Physicians Distinguished Teacher Award Lecture: Medical Education and Practice.. Ann Intern Med. ;70:1059. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-5-1059_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(5):1059.
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